Top Reined Cow Horse Sires of 2021

Top Reined Cow Horse Sires of 2021

Who dominated the sport of reined cow horse in 2021? Find the top 10 leading sires.

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Reined cow horses show the athleticism and versatility of the American Quarter Horse with their ability to cut a cow, slide to a stop and everything in between. Stallions that can pass on traits of cow sense and athletic ability are highly coveted. These top reined cow horse sires are producing standouts in the show pen, passing on their cow sense and athletic ability.

These statistics, powered by the American Quarter Horse Association’s QData, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2021. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and the sire’s leading money earner for 2021.

The leading reined cow horse sires of 2021:

10. Smooth Talkin Style

2011 sorrel (Smooth As A Cat-Stylish Play Lena by Docs Stylish Oak)
Offspring Earnings: $201,788

9. One Time Royalty 

2007 bay (One Time Pepto-Royal Serena Belle by Shorty Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $213,271

8. Once In A Blu Boon

2008 brown roan (Peptoboonsmal-Autumn Boon by Dual Pep)
Offspring Earnings: $252,671

7. Dual Smart Rey

2002 sorrel (Dual Rey-The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $317,647

6. Hickory Holly Time 

2010  red roan (One Time Pepto-Hickorys Holly Cee by Doc's Hickory)
Offspring Earnings: $353,310

5. Bet Hesa Cat 

2010 red roan (High Brow Cat-Bet Yer Blue Boons by Freckles Playboy)
Breeder:  Oxbow Ranch of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Bet Hesa Cat Syndicate
Offspring Earnings: $400,824
Money Earners: 82
Average Earnings: $4,888
No. 1 Money Earner: Hesa Dual Bet, 2016 bay stallion out of RJJ Miss Viagra Pep by Dual Pep, $96,410


Bet Hesa Cat 

4. Woody Be Tuff

2001 sorrel (Nitas Wood-Tuffs Junie by Tuff Lena)
Breeder: Craig Crumpler of Wichita Falls, Texas
Owner: Center Ranch of Centerville, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $438,242
Money Earners: 62
Average Earnings: $7,068
No. 1 Money Earner: Zak 34, 2018 bay stallion out of Cat Digs Lucinda by High Brow Cat, $190,069


Woody Be Tuff

3. One Time Pepto

2001 red roan (Peptoboonsmal-One Time Soon by Smart Little Lena)
Breeders: David and Clare Capps of Walla Walla, Washington
Owner: Matthews Cutting Horses LLC
Offspring Earnings: $506,946
Money Earners: 103
Average Earnings: $4,922
No. 1 Money Earner: Rubys Radar, 2010 red roan stallion out of Ruby Bagonia by Peppy San Badger, $68,000


One Time Pepto

2. WR This Cats Smart

1999 sorrel (High Brow Cat-The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Wiens Ranch Co. Inc. of Sedalia, Colorado
Owner: Wagonhound Land & Livestock LLC
Offspring Earnings: $629,240
Money Earners: 78
Average Earnings: $8,067
No. 1 Money Earner: Graceful Smart Cat, 2016 sorrel stallion out of Gracielights by CD Lights, $78,342


WR This Cats Smart 

1. Metallic Cat

2005 red roan (High Brow Cat-Chers Shadow by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeders: The Roan Rangers of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Rocking P Ranch LLC of Fort Worth, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,194,554
Money Earners: 178
Average Earnings: $6,711
No. 1 Money Earner: Hazardouz Material,  2016 red roan stallion out of Scooters Daisy Dukes by Dual Smart Rey, $86,668

Sons of Metallic Cat on

Dandy Cat

(out of DMAC Dandy Devine by Smart Little Abner)

HQ Helluva Cat 

(out of Bound To White Chex by Helluva Chex)

KR Fantallicka

(out of Fancy Zack by Zack T Wood)


Maggic Mike 

(out of Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)

Metallic Cattack

(out of Quiolena by CD Olena)

Metallic Malice 

(out of High Boon by Mecom Blue)


Metallic Masterpiece 

(out of Kings Masterpiece by Peppy San Badger)

Metallic Rey Mink

(out of Dual Rey Mink by Dual Rey)

Red Hot Metal 

(out of Spots Hot Shot by Spots Hot)



(out of The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)

Slooow Ride

(out of Sweet Shorty Lena by Shorty Lena)

Stevie Rey Von  

(out of Miss Ella Rey by Dual Rey)


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